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CAIR asks Pentagon not to use target of Muslim woman, Quran in SEAL training
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The Washington-based Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) said that military facility, referred to as a “kill house,” features a number of combat scenarios, including a mosque and a movable target of a Muslim woman wearing hijab and aiming a handgun.

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Muslim Teacher Wins Right to Perform Hajj
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The U.S. Department of Justice on Thursday announced it settled Safoorah Khan’s religious discrimination lawsuit against the Berkeley School District, forcing the district to pay $75,000 in lost back pay, compensatory damages and attorneys’ fees.




US Supreme Court clears way for Muslim woman to sue over headscarf removal
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The Supreme Court will let a Muslim woman sue Southern California jailers for making her take off her head scarf in a courthouse holding cell. The court on Monday refused to hear an appeal from Orange County, Calif., officials, who were sued in 2007 by Souhair Khatib.




Muslim woman threatened with gun
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The woman, who wears a head scarf, or hijab, told Ann Arbor police she was in her car at the intersection of State Street and Eisenhower Parkway when a driver in a black Dodge Ram truck behind her started honking and later pulled up beside her, where he hurled insults.




Muslim woman thrown off bus in New Zealand for wearing veil
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Sameer Aljabri, the husband of one of the women, said he would lodge an official complaint with the Human Rights Commission on behalf of his wife, whom he would not name. She had been travelling with the couple’s one-year-old son in Auckland in May.




Woman weightlifter fights to compete in hijab
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Kulsoom Abdullah, who was born in the United States to Pakistani parents, discovered weightlifting at her gym, Crossfit, in Atlanta in 2008. She entered her first open competition last year, and was thrilled to find out that she was actually pretty good in the competitive sport.




Mattress Firm refuses to sell to Muslim woman
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So on a recent weekend, she, her husband, and their three kids loaded up the car and drove less than a mile to Mattress Firm. Her husband, Mohammad, encouraged her to lie on different beds to see which one felt best.




Southwest Airlines Apologizes To Muslim Passenger
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Southwest Airlines has apologized to a Muslim woman who claims she was removed from a flight from San Diego on Sunday (March 13) because of her Islamic headscarf and South Asian background.




San Diego woman denied flight blames King hearings for rising anti-Muslim sentiment
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A San Diego Muslim woman wearing a headscarf who was removed from a Southwest Airlines plane at Lindbergh Field on Sunday has received several apologies from the airline and a voucher good for a free flight “as a gesture of goodwill”.




Muslim harassment case moves to district court
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Associated Press – January 22, 2011 7:04 PM ET

TWIN FALLS, Idaho (AP) – A south-central Idaho judge has ruled there is sufficient evidence to move to district court the case of a man accused of threatening a Muslim woman at a Twin Falls Wal-Mart.